Never Say Never When Working On Your Golf Game

In baseball, if you hit the ball 3 times out of 10, you are a great batter. In golf, if this was the case we would have to go back to the drawing board to fix our issues. I have worked on improving my golf game for over 40 years and I still have plenty of room for improvement. If there is one thing I have learned over the years, it is to never stop trying and to never think it is time to quit.  Continue reading

If Time Was Not a Factor in Golf

Time is always precious. There never seems enough of it to do the things we want to accomplish. There is always something pulling us multiple directions and that creates many challenges to our golf game. But what if time was an irrelevant factor. What would your change to improve your golf game. Some would say nothing because it is only leisure activity; while others….. Continue reading

Is it Time for a Slump?

Golf is exciting and challenging every time I hit the links. I never know what is going to happen and this is all part of the game. For me, this is all part of the draw of playing golf. Starting on 23 April, I have 22 games recorded for my handicap and at least 15+ other times on the links. That is a fair bit of golf in such a short time and it is about now in years past I entered into a mini slump. Continue reading

Too Much Faith In One Golf Club

In my early golf years, I carried a full set of clubs, but never came close to hitting more that 5 or 6 during any round. The reason for my limited club selection was the lack confidence in my ability to effectively hit those clubs that gather dust in my bag. There were two clubs I over relied upon to help me score low, however, in hindsight I realized that my approach was hurting my golf game. Continue reading

Our Second Shot Needs More Attention

10th hole, Glen Abbey Golf Club

Yesterday, I struggled hitting my second shot. I hit a few good shots, but my challenges on the links were all rooted in my second shot. As a result, I shot a 6 over 77 and feel disappointed because my errors were unforced and in my mind should not have happened.

Hitting the second shot is the most diverse part of our game. We can hit a wood, including a driver, long iron, short iron or putter. With all the different options, how can we possibly prepare to make quality second shots. Unlike preparing for our short game, here I can hit the same wedge repeatedly, preparing for any second shot is challenging at best. So where do I look for a solution?

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